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  1. BELL RINGER If you could compare your life to a song, what song would you choose and why? Ms. Davis’s: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LyaNlZaVOpc

  2. IT’S HUMP DAY! – 9/11/13 • Bell Ringer (7 min) • Review Vocabulary (5 min) • Read about and discuss the Harlem Renaissance. (15 min) • Read “Mother to Son.” by Langston Hughes (10 min) • Answer Discussion Questions (10 min) • Reflection (5 min)

  3. Vocabulary: • An Extended Metaphor is: a. A speech pattern/accent based on where one’s from. b. A comparison between two unlike things that is more than one sentence/line. c. The main idea or basic meaning of a literary work.

  4. Vocabulary: 2. Dialect is: a. A speech pattern/accent based on where one’s from. b. A comparison between to unlike things that is more than one sentence/line. c. The main idea or basic meaning of a literary work.

  5. Vocabulary: 3. A Theme is: a. A speech pattern/accent based on where one’s from. b. A comparison between to unlike things that is more than one sentence/line. c. The main idea or basic meaning of a literary work.

  6. Vocabulary: 4. Figurative Language is: a. Language that appeals to any of the five senses b. to quote (a passage, book, author, etc.), especially as an authority c. a word/words that do not mean what they literally say.

  7. Vocabulary: 5. Cite is: a. Language that appeals to any of the five senses b. to quote (a passage, book, author, etc.), especially as an authority c. a word/words that do not mean what they literally say.

  8. Vocabulary: • Imagery is: a. Language that appeals to any of the five senses b. to quote (a passage, book, author, etc.), especially as an authority c. a word/words that do not mean what they literally say.

  9. Vocabulary: 7. Evidence is: a. taking words in their most basic sense. b. tools that writers use in poetry to make it more creative. c. intensely deep or bright. d. Something that proves or disproves a belief.

  10. Vocabulary: • Literary devices are: a. taking words in their most basic sense. b. tools that writers use in poetry to make it more creative. c. intensely deep or bright . d. Something that proves or disproves a belief.

  11. Vocabulary: • Literal is: • taking words in their most basic sense. b. tools that writers use in poetry to make it more creative. c. intensely deep or bright. d. Something that proves or disproves a belief.

  12. Vocabulary: • Vivid is: a. taking words in their most basic sense. b. tools that writers use in poetry to make it more creative. c. intensely deep or bright . d. Something that proves or disproves a belief.

  13. BELL RINGER Retrieve your literature book from under your seat. Who is the speaker of the poem “Mother to Son?” on PAGE 543 How do you know?

  14. HAPPY THURSDAY!! – 9/12/13 1. Bell Ringer 2. Read “Mother to Son” by Langston Hughes 3. Answer Discussion Questions 4. Reflection *HOPE TO SEE YOU TONIGHT AT DINNER ON THE LAWN AND OPEN HOUSE! 5PM!*

  15. Bell Ringer - What is the Harlem Renaissance? • Annotate the article in your folder titled Harlem Renaissance. • Write down three key ideas about the Harlem Renaissance that you think are important to know in your notebook. http://school.eb.com/levels/middle/article/311597

  16. What is he comparing life to (extended metaphor)? • What is dialect? Give an example from the poem. • What does dialect tell you about the character and what impact does it have on you? “Mother to Son” by Langston Hughes (pg 543)

  17. Reflection: How does this poem connect to our theme of “Life is Not Fair?”